Kebbi accountant-general Mohammed Dakingari sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud

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kebbi accountant-general mohammed dakingari sentenced

Kebbi accountant-general Mohammed Dakingari sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud. Kebbi State Accountant-General Mohammed Dakingari has been sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud.

Kebbi accountant-general Mohammed Dakingari sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud

kebbi accountant-general mohammed dakingari sentenced

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kebbi found him guilty of N1.6bn fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stated that the Court of Appeal on Friday overruled the judgment of a Kebbi State High Court which discharged and acquitted Dakingari on charges of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence preferred against him and one other by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

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He, among other things allegedly used his office as the state’s Accountant-General for personal enrichment to the tune of N1.6bn.

Dakingari was charged alongside Musa Yusuf, Managing Director, Beal Construction Nigeria Limited; a company owned by him (Dakingari) and used in award various contracts to himself.

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